Body pulled from Flossmoor golf course pond identified as Steger man

The body of a 66-year-old man found in a Coyote Run Golf Course pond June 13 has been identified as Marshall Ray Peters of Steger, a Cook County Bureau of Administration official confirmed.
 
The cause and manner of his death could take several weeks to determine pending toxicology results and a police investigation, the official said. 
 
Acting Flossmoor Police Chief Tod Kamleiter said in an email to the Chronicle that the Flossmoor Police Department is handling the investigation. 
 
He said homicide is an unlikely conclusion based on the initial appearance of the body and preliminary findings from the medical examiner’s office.
 
Peters’ body was recovered from the pond on the east side of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District golf course after being discovered by maintenance workers early that morning.

A special search and recovery dive team from MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System) Division 24, a regional response group of South Suburban Cook County fire departments, was called in to carefully remove the body from the pond while preserving anything of evidentiary value, Kamleiter said.
 
He said an expanded search of the area in and out of the pond was conducted following the removal of the body, and that area of the course was then turned back over to the park district.
 

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